Engbert, R. (in press). Dynamical Models in Neurocognitive Psychology. Series: Computational Approaches to Cognition and Perception, Springer Nature.

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    Engbert, R., Rabe, M.M., Kliegl, R., & Reich, S. (2021). Sequential data assimilation of the stochastic SEIR epidemic model for regional COVID-19 dynamics. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 83, 1-16. doi: 10.1007/s11538-020-00834-8; Daten verfügbar unter:

    Rabe, M.M., Chandra, J., Krügel, A., Seelig, S.A., Vasishth, S., & Engbert, R. (2021). A Bayesian approach to dynamical modeling of eye-movement control in reading of normal, mirrored, and scrambled texts. Psychological Review. doi: 10.1037/rev0000268; Daten verfügbar unter: 10.17605/


    Backhaus, D., Engbert, R., Rothkegel, L.O.M., & Trukenbrod, H.A. (2020). Task-dependence in scene perception: Head unrestrained viewing using mobile eye-tracking. Journal of Vision, 20(5):3, 1-21. doi: 10.1167/jov.20.5.3

    Cajar, A., Engbert, R., & Laubrock, J. (2020). How spatial frequencies and color drive object search in real-world scenes: A new eye-movement corpus. Journal of Vision, 20(7):8, 1-16. doi: 10.1167/jov.20.7.8; Daten verfügbar unter: 10.17605/OSF.IO/JQ56S

    Chandra, J., Krügel, A., & Engbert, R. (2020). Modulation of oculomotor control during reading of mirrored and inverted texts. Scientific Reports, 10 (1), 1-15. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-60833-6; Daten verfügbar unter:

    Rabe, M.M., Vasishth, S., Hohenstein, S., Kliegl, R., & Schad, D. (2020). hypr: An R package for hypothesis-driven contrast coding. Journal of Open Source Software, 5(48):2134, 1-5. doi: 10.21105/joss.02134

    Schwetlick, L., Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., & Engbert, R. (2020). Modeling the effects of perisaccadic attention on gaze statistics during scene viewing. Communications Biology, 3, 1-11. doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01429-8

    Seelig, S.A., Rabe, M.M., Malem-Shinitski, N., Risse, S., Reich, S., & Engbert, R. (2020). Bayesian parameter estimation for the SWIFT model of eye-movement control during reading. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 95. doi: 10.1016/; Daten verfügbar unter: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XDKWQ


    Chandra, J., Krügel, A., & Engbert, R. (2019). Experimental test of Bayesian saccade targeting under reversed reading direction. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi: 10.3758/s13414-019-01814-4

    Risse, S. & Seelig, S. (2019). Stable preview difficulty effects in reading with an improved variant of the boundary paradigm. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72 (7), 1632-1645. doi: 10.1177/1747021818819990; Daten verfügbar unter: 10.17605/OSF.IO/KZ483

    Rothkegel, L.O.M., Schütt, H.H., Trukenbrod, H.A., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2019). Searchers adjust their eye-movement dynamics to target characteristics in natural scenes. Scientific Reports, 9 (1), 1635. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37548-w; Daten verfügbar unter: 10.17605/OSF.IO/CAQT2

    Schütt, H.H., Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., Engbert, R., & Wichmann, F.A. (2019). Disentangling bottom-up versus top-down and low-level versus high-level influences on eye movements over time. Journal of Vision, 19(3):1, 1-23. doi: 10.1167/19.3.1; Daten verfügbar unter: DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/N3BYQ

    Trukenbrod, H.A., Barthelmé, S., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2019). Spatial statistics for gaze patterns in scene viewing: Effects of repeated viewing. Journal of Vision, 19(6):5, 1-19. doi: 10.1167/19.6.5


    Haesner, M., Chandra, J., Steinert, A., & Steinhagen-Thiessen, E. (2018). An eye movement analysis of web usability: Differences between older adults with and without mild cognitive impairment. Assistive Technology, 30 (2), 66-73. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2016.1251994

    Lange, E.B., Pieczykolan, A., Trukenbrod, H.A., & Huestegge, L. (2018). The rhythm of cognition - Effects of an auditory beat on oculomotor control in reading and sequential scanning. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 11(2):9, 1-17. doi: 10.16910/jemr.11.2.9


    Herrmann, C.J.J., Metzler, R., & Engbert, R. (2017). A self-avoiding walk with neural delays as a model of fixational eye movements. Scientific Reports, 7 (1), 12958. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-13489-8

    Laubrock, J., Engbert, R., & Cajar, A. (2017). Gaze-contingent manipulation of the FVF demonstrates the importance of fixation duration for explaining search behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e144. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X16000145

    Meyberg, S., Sinn, P., Engbert, R., & Sommer, W. (2017). Revising the link between microsaccades and the spatial cueing of voluntary attention. Vision Research, 133, 47-60. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2017.01.001

    Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., Schütt, H.H., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2017). Temporal evolution of the central fixation bias in scene viewing. Journal of Vision, 17(13):3, 1-18. doi: 10.1167/17.13.3

    Schütt, H.H., Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., Reich, S., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2017). Likelihood-based parameter estimation and comparison of dynamical cognitive models. Psychological Review, 124 (4), 505-524. doi: 10.1037/rev0000068


    Cajar, A., Engbert, R., & Laubrock, J. (2016). Spatial frequency processing in the central and peripheral visual field during scene viewing. Vision Research, 127, 186-197. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2016.05.008

    Cajar, A., Schneeweiß, P., Engbert, R., & Laubrock, J. (2016). Coupling of attention and saccades when viewing scenes with central and peripheral degradation. Journal of Vision, 16(2):8, 1-19. doi: 10.1167/16.2.8

    Nuthmann, A., Vitu, F., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2016). No evidence for a saccadic range effect for visually guided and memory-guided saccades in simple saccade-targeting tasks. PLOS ONE, 11 (9), 1-27. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162449

    Ohl, S., Wohltat, C., Kliegl, R., Pollatos, O., & Engbert, R. (2016). Microsaccades are coupled to heartbeat. Journal of Neuroscience, 36 (4), 1237-1241. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2211-15.2016

    Rothkegel, L.O.M., Trukenbrod, H.A., Schütt, H.H., Wichmann, F.A., & Engbert, R. (2016). Influence of initial fixation position in scene viewing. Vision Research, 129, 33-49. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2016.09.012

    Sinn, P. & Engbert, R. (2016). Small saccades versus microsaccades: Experimental distinction and model-based unification. Vision Research, 118, 132-143. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2015.05.012


    Engbert, R., Trukenbrod, H.A., Barthelmé, S., & Wichmann, F.A. (2015). Spatial statistics and attentional dynamics in scene viewing. Journal of Vision, 15(1):14, 1-17. doi: 10.1167/15.1.14

    Klein, A.I., Krügel, A., Risse, S., Esser, G., Engbert, R., & Pereira, V.W. (2015). O processamento da anáfora pronominal em crianças com transtorno de déficit de atenção e hiperatividade e em crianças disléxicas: um estudo através da análise dos movimentos oculares. Letras de Hoje, 50 (1), 40-48. doi: 10.15448/1984-7726.2015.1.18406

    Warschburger, P., Calvano, C., Richter, E.M., & Engbert, R. (2015). Analysis of attentional bias towards attractive and unattractive body regions among overweight males and females: An eye-movement study. PLOS ONE, 10 (10), 1-17. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140813


    Krügel, A. & Engbert, R. (2014). A model of saccadic landing positions in reading under the influence of sensory noise. Visual Cognition, 22 (3), 334-353. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2014.894166

    Risse, S.(2014). Effects of visual span on reading speed and parafoveal processing in eye movements during sentence reading. Journal of Vision, 14(8):11, 1-13. doi: 10.1167/14.8.11

    Risse, S., Hohenstein, S., Kliegl, R., & Engbert, R. (2014). A theoretical analysis of the perceptual span based on SWIFT simulations of the n + 2 boundary paradigm. Visual Cognition, 22 (3), 283-308. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2014.881444

    Risse, S. & Kliegl, R. (2014). Dissociating preview validity and preview difficulty in parafoveal processing of word n+1 during reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40 (2), 653-668. doi: 10.1037/a0034997

    Schad, D.J., Risse, S., Slattery, T., & Rayner, K. (2014). Word frequency in fast priming: Evidence for immediate cognitive control of eye movements during reading. Visual Cognition, 22, 390-414. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2014.892041

    Trukenbrod, H.A. & Engbert, R. (2014). ICAT: A computational model for the adaptive control of fixation durations. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21 (4), 907-934. doi: 10.3758/s13423-013-0575-0

    Widmann, A., Engbert, R., & Schröger, E. (2014). Microsaccadic responses indicate fast categorization of sounds: A novel approach to study auditory cognition. Journal of Neuroscience, 34 (33), 11152-11158. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1568-14.2014


    Barthelmé, S., Trukenbrod, H.A., Engbert, R., & Wichmann, F. (2013). Modeling fixation locations using spatial point processes. Journal of Vision, 13(12):1, 1-34. doi: 10.1167/13.12.1

    Engelmann, F., Vasishth, S., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2013). A framework for modeling the interaction of syntactic processing and eye movement control. Topics in Cognitive Science, 5 (3), 452-474. doi: 10.1111/tops.12026

    Kliegl, R. & Engbert, R. (2013). Evaluating a computational model of eye-movement control during reading. In U. Gähde, S. Hartmann, & J. H. Wolf (Eds.), Models, simulations, and the reduction of complexity (pp. 153-178). Berlin: DeGruyter.

    Lange, E.B. & Engbert, R. (2013). Differentiating between verbal and spatial encoding using eye-movement recordings. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66 (9), 1840-1857. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2013.772214

    Laubrock, J.*, Cajar, A.*, & Engbert, R. (2013). Control of fixation duration during scene viewing by interaction of foveal and peripheral processing. Journal of Vision, 13(12):11, 1-20. doi: 10.1167/13.12.11(* authors contributed equally)

    Trukenbrod, H.A., Barthelmé, S., Wichmann, F., & Engbert, R. (2013). Using spatial statistics to investigate within-trial correlations of human gaze positions. In D. T. Pfeiffer, & D. K. Essig (Eds.), Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Solutions for Automatic Gaze-Data Analysis. SAGA 2013. doi: 10.2390/biecoll-saga2013_5


    Bettenbühl, M., Rusconi, M., Engbert, R., & Holschneider, M. (2012). Bayesian selection of Markov models for symbol sequences: Application to microsaccadic eye movements. PLOS ONE, 7 (9), 1-10. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043388

    Engbert, R.(2012). Computational modeling of collicular integration of perceptual responses and attention in microsaccades. Journal of Neuroscience, 32 (23), 8035-8039. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0808-12.2012

    Krügel, A., Vitu, F., & Engbert, R. (2012). A single space makes a large difference: Fixation positions after skipping saccades. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74 (8), 1556-1561. doi: 10.3758/s13414-012-0365-1

    Lange, E.B., Starzynski, C., & Engbert, R. (2012). Capture of the gaze does not capture the mind. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74 (6), 1168-1182. doi: 10.3758/s13414-012-0318-8

    Makarava, N., Bettenbühl, M., Engbert, R., & Holschneider, M. (2012). Bayesian estimation of the scaling parameter of fixational eye movements. Europhysics Letters, 100, 40003:-1-6. url:

    Risse, S. & Kliegl, R. (2012). Evidence for delayed parafoveal-on-foveal effects from word n+2 in reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38 (4), 1026-1042. doi: 10.1037/a0027735

    Schad, D.J. & Engbert, R. (2012). The zoom lens of attention: Simulating shuffled versus normal text reading using the SWIFT model. Visual Cognition, 20 (4-5), 391-421. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2012.670143

    Schad, D.J., Nuthmann, A., & Engbert, R. (2012). Your mind wanders weakly, your mind wanders deeply: Objective measures reveal mindless reading at different levels. Cognition, 125 (2), 179-194. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2012.07.004

    Trukenbrod, H.A. & Engbert, R. (2012). Eye movements in a sequential scanning task: Evidence for distributed processing. Journal of Vision, 12(1):5, 1-12. doi: 10.1167/12.1.5

    Yan, M., Risse, S., Zhou, X., & Kliegl, R. (2012). Preview fixation duration modulates identical and semantic preview benefit in Chinese reading. Reading and Writing, 25 (5), 1093-1111. doi: 10.1007/s11145-010-9274-7


    Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (2011). Parallel graded attention models of reading. In S. P. Liversedge, I. D. Gilchrist, & S. Everling (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Eye Movements (pp. 787-800). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Engbert, R., Mergenthaler, K., Sinn, P., & Pikovsky, A. (2011). An integrated model of fixational eye movements and microsaccades. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108 (39), E765–E770. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1102730108

    Lange, E.B., Cerella, J., & Verhaeghen, P. (2011). Ease of access to list items in short-term memory depends on the order of the recognition probes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37 (3), 608-620. doi: 10.1037/a0022220

    Risse, S. & Kliegl, R. (2011). Adult age differences in the perceptual span during reading. Psychology and Aging, 26 (2), 451-460. doi: 10.1037/a0021616

    Sinn, P. & Engbert, R. (2011). Saccadic facilitation by modulation of microsaccades in natural backgrounds. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73 (4), 1029-1033. doi: 10.3758/s13414-011-0107-9


    Bettenbühl, M., Paladini, C., Mergenthaler, K., Kliegl, R., Engbert, R., & Holschneider, M. (2010). Microsaccade characterization using the continuous wavelet transform and principal component analysis. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 3(5):1, 1-14. doi: 10.16910/jemr.3.5.1

    Engbert, R. & Krügel, A. (2010). Readers use Bayesian estimation for eye movement control. Psychological Science, 21 (3), 366-371. doi: 10.1177/0956797610362060

    Inhoff, A.W., Seymour, B.A., Schad, D., & Greenberg, S. (2010). The size and direction of saccadic curvatures during reading. Vision Research, 50 (12), 1117-1130. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2010.03.025

    Krügel, A. & Engbert, R. (2010). On the launch-site effect for skipped words during reading. Vision Research, 50 (16), 1532-1539. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2010.05.009

    Lange, E.B., Verhaeghen, P., & Cerella, J. (2010). Dual representation of item positions in verbal short-term memory: Evidence for two access modes. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 22 (3), 463-479. doi: 10.1080/09541440903155658

    Laubrock, J., Kliegl, R., Rolfs, M., & Engbert, R. (2010). When do microsaccades follow spatial attention. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72 (3), 683-694. doi: 10.3758/APP.72.3.683

    Mergenthaler, K. & Engbert, R. (2010). Microsaccades are different from saccades in scene perception. Experimental Brain Research, 203 (4), 753-757. doi: 10.1007/s00221-010-2272-9

    Nuthmann, A., Smith, T.J., Engbert, R., & Henderson, J.M. (2010). CRISP: A computational model of fixation durations in scene viewing. Psychological Review, 117 (2), 382-405. doi: 10.1037/a0018924

    Risse, S. & Oberauer, K. (2010). Selection of objects and tasks in working memory. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63 (4), 784-804. doi: 10.1080/17470210903147486

    Schad, D.J., Nuthmann, A., & Engbert, R. (2010). Eye movements during reading of randomly shuffled text. Vision Research, 50 (23), 2600-2616. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2010.08.005

    Yan, M., Kliegl, R., Richter, E.M., Nuthmann, A., & Shu, H. (2010). Flexible saccade-target selection in Chinese reading. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63 (4), 705-725. doi: 10.1080/17470210903114858


    Lange, E.B. & Verhaeghen, P. (2009). No age differences in complex memory search: Older adults search as efficiently as younger adults. Psychology and Aging, 24 (1), 105-115. doi: 10.1037/a0013751

    Nuthmann, A. & Engbert, R. (2009). Mindless reading revisited: An analysis based on the SWIFT model of eye-movement control. Vision Research, 49 (3), 322-336. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2008.10.022

    Oberauer, K. & Lange, E.B. (2009). Activation and binding in verbal working memory: A dual-process model for the recognition of nonwords. Cognitive Psychology, 58 (1), 102-136. doi: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2008.05.003

    Romano, M.C., Thiel, M., Kurths, J., Mergenthaler, K., & Engbert, R. (2009). Hypothesis test for synchronization: Twin surrogates revisited. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 19 (1), 015108. doi: 10.1063/1.3072784

    Starzynski, C. & Engbert, R. (2009). Noise-enhanced target discrimination under the influence of fixational eye movements and external noise. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 19 (1), 015112. doi: 10.1063/1.3098950

    Yan, M., Richter, E.M., Shu, H., & Kliegl, R. (2009). Readers of Chinese extract semantic information from parafoveal words. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16 (3), 561-566. doi: 10.3758/PBR.16.3.561


    Baptista, M.S., Bohn, C., Kliegl, R., Engbert, R., & Kurths, J. (2008). Reconstruction of eye movements during blinks. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 18 (1), 013126. doi: 10.1063/1.2890843

    Engbert, R. & Nuthmann, A. (2008). Self-consistent estimation of mislocated fixations during reading. PLOS ONE, 3 (2), 1-6. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001534

    Kliegl, R., Rolfs, M., Laubrock, J., & Engbert, R. (2008). Microsaccadic modulation of response times in spatial attention tasks. Psychological Research, 73 (2), 136-146. doi: 10.1007/s00426-008-0202-2

    Laubrock, J., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2008). Fixational eye movements predict the perceived direction of ambiguous apparent motion. Journal of Vision, 8(14):13, 1-17. doi: 10.1167/8.14.13

    Moshel, S., Zivotofsky, A.Z., Jin-Rong, L., Engbert, R., Kurths, J., Kliegl, R., & Havlin, S. (2008). Persistence and phase synchronisation properties of fixational eye movements. The European Physical Journal Special Topics, 161 (1), 207-223. doi: 10.1140/epjst/e2008-00762-3

    Oberauer, K. & Lange, E.B. (2008). Interference in verbal working memory: Distinguishing similarity-based confusion, feature overwriting, and feature migration. Journal of Memory and Language, 58 (3), 730-745. doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2007.09.006

    Risse, S., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2008). Eye-movement control in reading: Experimental and corpus-analytical challenges for a computational model. In K. Rayner, D. Shen, X. Bai, & G. Yan (Eds.), Cognitive and Cultural Influences on Eye Movements (pp. 65-91). Tianjin People's Publishing House.

    Rolfs, M., Kliegl, R., & Engbert, R. (2008). Toward a model of microsaccade generation: The case of microsaccadic inhibition. Journal of Vision, 8(11):5, 1-23. doi: 10.1167/8.11.5


    Engbert, R., Nuthmann, A., & Kliegl, R. (2007). An iterative algorithm for the estimation of the distribution of mislocated fixations during reading. In R. P. G. van Gompel, M. H. Fischer, W. S. Murray, & R. L. Hill (Eds.), Eye Movements: A window on mind and brain (pp. 319-337). Oxford: Elsevier Science.

    Kliegl, R., Risse, S., & Laubrock, J. (2007). Preview benefit and parafoveal-on-foveal effects from word n+2. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33 (5), 1250-1255. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.33.5.1250

    Laubrock, J., Engbert, R., Rolfs, M., & Kliegl, R. (2007). Microsaccades are an index of covert attention: Commentary on Horowitz, Fine, Fencsik, Yurgenson, and Wolfe (2007). Psychological Science, 18 (4), 364-366. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2007.01904.x

    Mergenthaler, K. & Engbert, R. (2007). Modeling the control of fixational eye movements with neurophysiological delays. Physical Review Letters, 98, 138104. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.138104

    Nuthmann, A., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2007). The IOVP effect in mindless reading: Experiment and modeling. Vision Research, 47 (7), 990-1002. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2006.11.005

    Trukenbrod, H.A. & Engbert, R. (2007). Oculomotor control in a sequential search task. Vision Research, 47 (18), 2426-2443. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2007.05.010


    Engbert, R.(2006). Flick-induced flips in perception. Neuron, 49 (2), 168-170. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2006.01.005

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    Engbert, R. & Mergenthaler, K. (2006). Microsaccades are triggered by low retinal image slip. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103 (18), 7192-7197. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0509557103

    Kliegl, R., Nuthmann, A., & Engbert, R. (2006). Tracking the mind during reading: The influence of past, present, and future words on fixation durations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 135 (1), 12-35. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.135.1.12

    Laubrock, J., Kliegl, R., & Engbert, R. (2006). SWIFT explorations of age differences in eye movements during reading. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 30 (6), 872-884. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2006.06.013

    Nuthmann, A., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2006). Messung von Blickbewegungen. In J. Funke, & P. A. Frensch (Eds.), Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie: Kognition (pp. 705-711). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

    Richter, E.M., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2006). Current advances in SWIFT. Cognitive Systems Research, 7 (1), 23-33. doi: 10.1016/j.cogsys.2005.07.003

    Romano, M.C., Thiel, M., Kurths, J., Rolfs, J., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2006). Synchronization analysis and recurrence in complex systems. In M. Winterhalder, B. Schelter, & J. Timmer (Eds.), Handbook of Time Series Analysis (pp. 231-264). Berlin: Wiley-VCH.


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    Kliegl, R. & Engbert, R. (2005). Fixation durations before word skipping in reading. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 12 (1), 132-138. doi: 10.3758/BF03196358

    Krampe, R.T. & Engbert, R. (2005). Produktion und Synchronisation von Rhythmen. In T. H. Stoffer, & R. Oerter (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, D. Vol. VII: Allgemeine Musikpsychologie: Allgemeinpsychologische Grundlagen musikalischen Handelns (pp. 483-536). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

    Laubrock, J., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2005). Microsaccade dynamics during covert attention. Vision Research, 45 (6), 721-730. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2004.09.029

    Liang, J.R., Moshel, S., Zivotofsky, A.Z., Caspi, A., Engbert, R., Kliegl, R., & Havlin, S. (2005). Scaling of horizontal and vertical fixational eye movements. Physical Review E, 71, 031909. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.71.031909

    Moshel, S., Liang, J., Caspi, A., Engbert, R., Kliegl, R., Havlin, S., & Zivotofsky, A.Z. (2005). Phase-synchronization decay of fixational eye movements. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1039 (1), 484-488. doi: 10.1196/annals.1325.050

    Nuthmann, A., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2005). Mislocated fixations during reading and the inverted optimal viewing position effect. Vision Research, 45 (17), 2201-2217. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2005.02.014

    Rolfs, M., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2005). Crossmodal coupling of oculomotor control and spatial attention in vision and audition. Experimental Brain Research, 166 (3), 427-439. doi: 10.1007/s00221-005-2382-y


    Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (2004). Microsaccades keep the eyes' balance during fixation. Psychological Science, 15 (6), 431-431. doi: 10.1111/j.0956-7976.2004.00697.x

    Engbert, R., Kliegl, R., & Longtin, A. (2004). Complexity of eye movemens in reading. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 14 (2), 493-503. doi: 10.1142/S0218127404009491

    Kliegl, R., Grabner, E., Rolfs, M., & Engbert, R. (2004). Length, frequency, and predictability effects of words on eye movements in reading. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 16 (1-2), 262-284. doi: 10.1080/09541440340000213

    Rolfs, M., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2004). Microsaccade orientation supports attentional enhancement opposite a peripheral cue: Commentary on Tse, Sheinberg, and Logothetis (2003). Psychological Science, 15 (10), 705-707. doi: 10.1111/j.0956-7976.2004.00744.x


    Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (2003). Binocular coordination in microsaccades. In J. Hyönä, R. Radach, & H. Deubel (Eds.), The Mind's Eyes: Cognitive and Applied Aspects of Eye Movements (pp. 103-117). Oxford: Elsevier.

    Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (2003). Microsaccades uncover the orientation of covert attention. Vision Research, 43 (9), 1035-1045. doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(03)00084-1

    Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (2003). Noise-enhanced performance in reading. Neurocomputing, 50, 473-478. doi: 10.1016/S0925-2312(01)00711-1

    Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (2003). SWIFT explorations. In J. Hyönä, R. Radach, & H. Deubel (Eds.), The Mind's Eyes: Cognitive and Applied Aspects of Eye Movements (pp. 391-411). Oxford: Elsevier.

    Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (2003). The game of word skipping: Who are the competitors. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26 (4), 481–482. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X03270102

    Kliegl, R. & Engbert, R. (2003). How tight is the link between lexical processing and saccade programs. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26 (4), 491–492. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X03360108


    Engbert, R.(2002). Testing for nonlinearity: the role of surrogate data. Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 13 (1), 79-84. doi: 10.1016/S0960-0779(00)00236-8

    Engbert, R., Krampe, R.T., Kurths, J., & Kliegl, R. (2002). Synchronizing movements with the metronome: Nonlinear error correction and unstable periodic orbits. Brain and Cognition, 48 (1), 107-116. doi: 10.1006/brcg.2001.1307

    Engbert, R., Longtin, A., & Kliegl, R. (2002). A dynamical model of saccade generation in reading based on spatially distributed lexical processing. Vision Research, 42 (5), 621-636. doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(01)00301-7

    Krampe, R.T., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2002). The effects of expertise and age on rhythm production: Adaptations to timing and sequencing constraints. Brain and Cognition, 48 (1), 179-194. doi: 10.1006/brcg.2001.1312


    Engbert, R. & Kliegl, R. (2001). Mathematical models of eye movements in reading: a possible role for autonomous saccades. Biological Cybernetics, 85 (2), 77-87. doi: 10.1007/PL00008001

    Krampe, R.T., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2001). Age-specific problems in rhythmic timing. Psychology and Aging, 16 (1), 12-30. doi: 10.1037/0882-7974.16.1.12


    Krampe, R.T., Engbert, R., Kliegl, R., & Kurths, J. (2000). Koordination und Synchronisation der Hände beim rhythmischen Timing. In K. Müller, & G. Aschersleben (Eds.), Rhythmus. Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch (pp. 163-183). Bern: Huber.

    Krampe, R.T., Kliegl, R., Mayr, U., Engbert, R., & Vorberg, D. (2000). The fast and the slow of skilled bimanual rhythm production: Parallel versus integrated timing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 26 (1), 206-233. doi: 10.1037/0882-7974.16.1.12


    Engbert, R., Scheffczyk, C., Krampe, R.T., Kurths, J., & Kliegl, R. (1998). Symbolic dynamics of bimanual production of polyrhythms. In H. Kantz, J. Kurths, & G. Mayer-Kress (Eds.), Nonlinear analysis of physiological data (pp. 271-282). Berlin - Heidelberg - New York: Springer.

    Schiek, M., Drepper, F.R., Engbert, R., Abel, H.H., & Suder, K. (1998). Cardiorespiratory synchronization. In H. Kantz, J. Kurths, & G. Mayer-Kress (Eds.), Nonlinear Analysis of Physiological Data (pp. 191-209). Berlin - Heidelberg - New York: Springer.

    Zöller, G., Engbert, R., Hainzl, S., & Kurths, J. (1998). Testing for unstable periodic orbits to characterize spatiotemporal dynamics. Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 9, 1429-1438. doi: 10.1016/S0960-0779(98)00074-5


    Engbert, R., Scheffczyk, C., Krampe, R.T., Rosenblum, M., Kurths, J., & Kliegl, R. (1997). Tempo-induced transitions in polyrhythmic hand movements. Physical Review E, 56, 5823-5833. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.56.5823

    Engbert, R., Schiek, M., Scheffczyk, C., Kurths, J., Krampe, R., Kliegl, R., & Drepper, F. (1997). Symbolic dynamics of physiological synchronization: Examples from bimanual movements and cardiorespiratory interaction. Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, 30 (2), 973-984. doi: 10.1016/S0362-546X(96)00137-X

    Scheffczyk, C., Zaikin, A., Rosenblum, M., Engbert, R., Krampe, R., & Kurths, J. (1997). Modeling qualitative changes in bimanual movements. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 7 (6), 1441-1450. doi: 10.1142/S0218127497001163


    Engbert, R., Scheffczyk, C., Kurths, J., Krampe, R., & R., K. (1996). Nonlinear phenomena in polyrhythmic hand movements. In R. G. Harrison, W. Lu, L. Ditto, M. Pecora, & S. Spano (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd Experimental Chaos Conference. Singapore: World Scientific.

    Scheffczyk, C., Engbert, R., Krampe, R.T., Kurths, J., Rosenblum, M., & Zaikin, A. (1996). Nonlinear modelling of polyrhythmic hand movements. In Proceedings of the 10th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering.


    Kurths, J., Schwarz, U., Scheffczyk, C., Engbert, R., Rosenblum, M., Kliegl, R., & Krampe, R. (1995). Complexity in cognitive processes. In G. E. Lasker, & G. L. Farre (Eds.), Advances in Synergetics, Systems research on emergence, Volume II. Univ. of Windsow, Ontario, Canada: The International Institute For Advanced Studies In Systems Research and Cybernetics.


    Drepper, F.R., Engbert, R., & Stollenwerk, N. (1994). Nonlinear time series analysis of empirical population dynamics. Ecological Modelling, 75-76, 171-181. doi: 10.1016/0304-3800(94)90016-7

    Engbert, R. & Drepper, F.R. (1994). Chance and chaos in population biology—Models of recurrent epidemics and food chain dynamics. Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 4 (7), 1147-1169. doi: 10.1016/0960-0779(94)90028-0

    Engbert, R. & Drepper, F.R. (1994). Qualitative analysis of unpredictability: A case study from childhood epidemics. In J. Grasman, & G. van Straten (Eds.), Predictability and nonlinear modelling in natural sciences and economics (pp. 204-215). Dordrecht: Kluwer.



    Engbert, R.(1998). Nichtlineare Dynamik kognitiv-motorischer Prozesse : Tempoinduzierte Übergänge bei der Produktion von Polyrhythmen. Dissertation, Universität Potsdam. url:


    Engbert, R.(1993). Chance and chaos in seasonally driven epidemics. Diploma Thesis. Forschungszentrum Jülich. url:

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    Krampe, R.T., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2002). Representational Models and Nonlinear Dynamics: Irreconcilable Approaches to Human Movement Timing and Coordination or Two Sides of the Same Coin? Introduction to the Special Issue on Movement Timing and Coordination. Brain and Cognition, 48 (1), 1-6. doi: 10.1006/brcg.2001.1300